Category Archives: Sport

Primary Schools | Add fun and innovation to your PE lessons

As the new school term kicks off, teachers will be looking for new ways to engage more pupils in sport and PE lessons. From learning, fundamental throwing and catching skills right up to extending the skill set of some of the UK’s most talented young athletes, the Crazy Catch is the Ultimate Rebound Net for Schools.

Take a look at our new animations, which gives a brief overview of some of the products benefits and varied applications. From motor skill development to reaction or vision training both for large class games or individual skills training and everything in between

  • Learning basic Throwing, Catching and Motor Skills
  • Lunchtime Activities
  • Sporting Skill Development
  • Vision Training
  • Stretching Gifted and Talented pupils
  • Improving Focus and Attention in class
  • Linking to other curriculum

Going forward we will have suggested session plans, Crazy Catch games, drills and activities all available as free teaching resources to download at any time. Whilst new Primary and Secondary School packs are now available online…

 

 

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Create more exciting warm ups with Crazy Catch | Will Greenwood & Maidenhead Rugby examples

If you feel like you are just going through the paces in your warm ups, then you need Crazy Catch. Add excitement and immediately get your reactions sharp and your hand-eye co-ordination in play ahead of your game or training session. You can also use Crazy Catch for some high intensity team games and challenges to development camaraderie and communication skills.

Take a look at these couple of examples posted on 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, Will Greenwood’s instagram page … here he is with the lads from Maidenhead Rugby but these and similar drills work just as well in other sports. Get creative and share your drills @CrazyCatchUK

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These warm up videos even got spotted by Vision Performance specialist Zoe Wimshurst who added her endorsement too

Crazy Catch is available for leading Rugby retailers including Barrington Sports and Pro Direct Rugby 

Omari Hutchinson | Train for the Game (with Crazy Catch)

Omari Hutchinson is only 13 years old but already has the football world talking about his talent. A You Tube video featuring some of his skills and goals (by the F2 Freestylers) has already hit over 3 million views so Arsene Wenger may well have a future premier league star on his books.

Omari is part of the soccer skills group “The Tekk Squad” which also includes England women’s player Gemma Davison and trick shot guru Coytie and we are pleased to say he is a big Crazy Catch fan and uses the product regularly to develop his first touch and skills. “If you keep training, you improve” says Omari. Check out his new video with Crazy Catch as part of the Train for the game series produced by Sports on Screen.

Hinch and Harte | The Crazy Catch hockey training drills for goalkeepers

Welcome to our “Hinch and Harte” training drills blog … the easy way to access all 4 episodes in this series of hockey goalkeeping videos from Crazy Catch, the Ultimate Rebound Net. Watch Maddie Hinch and FIH World Goalkeeper of the Year David Harte, demonstrate 4 fun yet simple drills you can do in your next training sessions working on Deflections and Reactions, Ball Contact and Decision Making, Hand Saves and clearing with some top tips and advice too.

Crazy Catch is a superb training aid for hockey players – both outfield players and goalkeepers. The ball rebounds unpredictably off the net which tests all elements of your game including hidden benefits such as vision performance. Many top international teams use Crazy Catch in their training programmes – it’s a great way to add variety and challenge to any drill and push your skills to new levels. Crazy Catch is available in 4 sized nets from leading hockey retailers … every club needs one!

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Crazy Catch on Soccer AM | Top bin volleys

Soccer AM, Sky Sports’ cult Saturday morning football show is this season using the Crazy Catch Professional for their volleys challenge. Take a look at some of the show highlights so far including a stumble from Peter Crouch, a great hit from 7 days star Craig David and an absolutely top bin from show presenter Smithy.

You can follow Soccer AM on their social media pages for lots more content and their weekly team challenges. Crazy Catch is a great training tool to work on your first touch, skills and shooting techniques and is used by top teams and clubs all around the world and is available to buy from leading soccer retailers including Pro Direct Soccer, Soccer Store, Clubline and Just Keepers as well as other multi sport online stores.

Crazy Catch | Cricket fielding drills with James Taylor

As part of our “Catches Win Matches” campaign with James Taylor, we are releasing a new fielding drill incorporating Crazy Catch for each of the 4 Pakistan test matches. They will be added to the blog as they are released…

Why not try them in your next cricket club training session or in the garden with your friends. Use the SANE side to get the hang of things, then test your reactions to the max by flipping over to the INSANE side…

Hockey players – Upskill your self with Self Pass

Hockey is changing … its becoming faster and more skilful than ever before. On the global stage, players are pushing the boundaries of what is possible whilst the surfaces and equipment create a game in which the ball is in the air more and control and touch is paramount.

Basic stick skills are fundamental and are developed and trained daily by all the top players – practice still makes perfect after all. Training with Crazy Catch is a given … take your skills to the next level like the kookaburra’s skills circuits which adds challenge and competition to their sessions whilst you can see the self pass skill-ers mesmerising two ball juggle in this new video. Crazy Catch have hooked up with Self Pass to bring you some incredible new training drills so its not just goalkeepers that have all the fun now with the Ultimate Rebound Net.

Crazy Catch has two different sides of netting – one SANE and one completely INSANE. Its a great way to develop your first touch, learn to pick high balls and aerials, develop shooting skills like volleying, deflections and 3D skills … whatever your position, take your game to the next level and keep following Crazy Catch for lots of exciting new hockey content coming up with the Champions Trophy and Olympics just around the corner!